Philippa Charlotte "Pippa" Middleton (born 6 September 1983) is an English party planner, socialite and sister of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. On 29 April 2011, she was the maid of honour at her sister's wedding to Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, second in the line of succession to Queen Elizabeth II.
Middleton was born in 1983, the second of the three children of Michael Middleton, who was then a British Airways flight dispatcher, and his wife Carole (née Goldsmith), who was a former flight attendant. Her father's family came from Leeds, now in West Yorkshire, and one of her great-grandmothers, called Olivia Lupton, belonged to a business family active in Leeds for many generations. Carole Middleton's mother's family were labourers and miners from County Durham. The third child of the family is James Middleton (born 1987), who is now a businessman
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